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Red Queens and White Knights

Four new DVD releases that capitalize on the latest Alice in Wonderland rush.
We’re not through with the Looking Glass, here, people
By SHAULA CLARK  |  March 12, 2010
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Review: Chéri

Once chic, French author Colette has fallen out of favor, perhaps because her acceptance of male dominance offends women's-libbers and her embrace of female carnality offends chauvinist men.
As much esprit as a diorama
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 26, 2009

2. Chris Brown

The next time we hear that Brownie harmed so much as one hair on Rihanna's landing strip we're sending Kathy Bates to choke those mediocre vocal chords and hobble up his dancing sticks.
The next time we hear that Brownie harmed so much as one hair on Rihanna's landing strip we're sending Kathy Bates to choke those mediocre vocal chords and hobble up his dancing sticks.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009
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Dead end

It's a masterful, devastating portrait of a marriage crumbling and a merciless critique of the torpor and predictability of 1950's suburbia.
Sam Mendes's not so Revolutionary Road
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  December 29, 2008
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Tyler Perry’s The Family that Preys

The prolific Tyler Perry is at it again, offering subpar entertainment to audiences so starved for sustenance they’ll eat his cheese.
The filmic equivalent of Velveeta
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  September 17, 2008
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Untrue north

Just as there are many universes in the world of Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass (published in Great Britain as Northern Lights ), so there are many movies in this New Line adaptation.
This Compass doesn't point to Pullman
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 05, 2007


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Jerry-built

One day, Jerry Seinfeld was talking with his good friend Steven Spielberg, and he said, “Wouldn’t it be funny if ‘B’ movies were really about bees?”
Seinfeld’s Bee Movie gets a D-
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 31, 2007
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War zones

The party’s over. Time for the lessons to begin.
Fall films face terror at home and abroad
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 12, 2007